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Russia's GRU propped up fake media personas, mostly failed at social media promotion after DNC hack

by Jeff Stone • 5 days ago

The effort failed to prioritize obvious strategies that would have generated higher engagement.

A Russian military contractor has a shady new Android malware kit

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

Discovered last year, the surveillance tool is still in active use, according to Lookout.

Researchers link tools used in NotPetya and Ukraine grid hacks

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

New research provides evidence that a group with Russian military ties was involved with the NotPetya and BlackEnergy incidents in Ukraine.

DOJ official: Whether they're extradited or not, indicting foreign hackers is important

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

Whether or not foreign government hackers see the inside of a U.S. courtroom, indicting them is key to American deterrence policy, Adam Hickey said.

Justice Department charges 7 Russian intelligence officers

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

It's the latest move in an ongoing U.S. law enforcement effort to crack down on Kremlin hacking.

Russian hackers targeted office of vulnerable Democrat

by Ryan Duffy • 1 year ago

The same outfit of Russian hackers that launched cyberattacks against U.S. targets in the 2016 election also targeted Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Miss., a red-state Democrat who faces a tough reelection bid this year.

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